The latest news, analysis, services and systems regarding logistics outsourcing and its impact on global supply chains. Today’s companies are transporting and delivering perishables and manufactured goods in a more timely and efficient manner than ever before using third party logistics providers (3PLs). New technologies that provide information during shipments are transforming the way companies work with these providers - and allowing them to stay ahead of the competition in their industries. As 3PL services continue to evolve, businesses are discovering new ways to increase efficiency and cut costs. Learn how companies are using logistics outsourcing solutions to power their supply chains.
MDG Connected Solutions recently announced that they have opened a 50,000 square foot warehousing and fulfillment facility in Crystal Lake, Illinois to manage growth and maintain customer satisfaction.
Trucker Tools LCC, which provides shipment visibility, carrier capacity management and predictive freight-matching solutions for the transportation industry, recently announced that Kingsgate Logistics Services has completed integration and gone live with Trucker Tools “Book it Now,” a new feature of the company’s cloud-based software platform that fully automates the process of booking truckload shipments with carriers.
Artificial intelligence promises to have a profound impact on the way in which shippers and carriers do business together. Assuming, of course, that they're able to make use of the wealth of data that the technology offers. Read More